The Legendary Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 & RAM 1500: Which Truck Is Best in Taylor, MI?

Most truck buyers in Taylor, MI want a pickup that can tow large trailers and haul heavy loads. The 2022 Ford F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in America because it's more capable than any other full-size, light-duty truck. It's also the top-selling new truck in the F-Series lineup . The new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the new RAM 1500 are also popular pickups, but they can't match the overall quality and capability of the F-150. Read Taylor Ford's comparison to learn why.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

 

Ford F-150

RAM 1500

Towing Capacity

Ford F-150

Whether you need to pull an RV for camping or a horse trailer for work, you’ll want a truck that can tow a lot of weight. Allen Park drivers will appreciate that the new Ford F-150 can tow a class-leading 14,000 pounds when properly equipped.

Chevy Silverado 1500

The new Chevy Silverado 1500 can also tow heavy objects, but it can’t pull as much as the F-150. The Silverado 1500 is rated to tow up to 13,300 pounds with the right configuration.

RAM 1500

The new RAM 1500 is a stout truck, but it can only tow a maximum of 12,750 pounds in its best towing setup.

Maximum Payload

Ford F-150

People in Detroit who want to help a friend move or carry a load of firewood in their truck will want one that can haul a large payload. The new Ford F-150 is available in three bed sizes – 5.5 feet, 6.5 feet, and 8 feet. When properly equipped, it can manage a payload of up to 3,325 pounds.

Chevy Silverado 1500

The Chevy Silverado 1500 comes with a 5-foot-10-inch, a 6-foot-7-inch, or an 8-foot-2-inch bed. Its highest payload capacity is 2,280 pounds when properly equipped.

RAM 1500

The RAM 1500 is offered with a 6-foot-4-inch or 5-foot-7-inch bed. It can haul a payload of up to 2,300 pounds with the right setup.

Off-Roading Capability

Ford F-150

The new Ford F-150 Raptor is a tremendously capable off-roader. This trim has up to 13.1 inches of ground clearance, heavy-duty skid plates, and Fox racing shocks that enable it to master some of the roughest terrain near Riverview, MI. Its twin-turbocharged 450-horsepower V6 has ample oomph to get you up steep hills and over large obstacles.

Chevy Silverado 1500

The new Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2 model comes with a locking front differential, additional skid plates, and trick spool-valve dampers that give it strong off-road skills, but not as much off-road prowess as the F-150.

RAM 1500

The new RAM 1500 TRX trim comes with an off-road chassis and suspension, upgraded Bilstein shocks, and a larger air filter to deal with dusty conditions. The TRX comes close, but it can’t travel off the beaten path as well as the F-150 Raptor.

Infotainment Features

Ford F-150

The new Ford F-150 comes standard with the SYNC 4 interface, which has straightforward menus and an 8-inch touch screen with sharp graphics. People in Romulus, MI will like that it comes with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with a Wi-Fi hot spot. The F-150’s optional 12-inch touch screen comes with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Chevy Silverado 1500

The Chevy Silverado 1500 comes with an intuitive Google-based infotainment system that’s easy to use, but many of its physical controls can be difficult to reach.

RAM 1500

The RAM 1500’s standard infotainment system only has a small, 5-inch touch screen. If you want a bigger screen or smartphone integration, you must spend more to add it.

Contact Taylor Ford to Schedule a Test Drive in the 2022 Ford F-150

The new Ford F-150 can handle a heavier workload than its rivals and its Raptor model has impressive off-road proficiency. Taylor Ford has a full line of F-150 trims available in our new inventory in Taylor, MI. Contact us to reserve a test drive in one today.